The 13th New York Korean Film Festival
 
 
Tuesday, 26 September 2017
 
 
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Pieta (104 min)

Pieta (104 min)

Directed by Kim Ki-duk. With Jo Min-soo, Lee Jung-jin, Kang Eun-jin, and Kim Jae-rok. A loan shark is forced to reconsider his violent lifestyle after the arrival of a mysterious woman claiming to be his long-lost mother. After making Dream (2008), director Kim lived in seclusion for 4 years before directing Pieta. With themes of redemption and forgiveness, the film won numerous prizes, including the Golden Lion Award at Venice International Film Festival 2012 (a first for Korean film). A special premier, before Drafthouse releases the film to theaters in May, 2013. 104 min.